School Classics Trips to Sicily

A Mediterranean gateway to Greek and Roman civilisation

Discover ancient treasures that time forgot
From £359pp i

On a school classics trip to Sicily, students will gain a deeper understanding of Greek and Roman civilisation as they explore this stunning Mediterranean island steeped in history and culture.

From the Greek colonisation of Sicily around 750 BC through to the Greek Punic Wars in 242 BC – which culminated in Sicily, becoming the first Roman province outside the Italian peninsula – the island has a fascinating history that will captivate your classics students.

Accommodation

Popular places to stay in Sicily

  • Located on the seafront at Mascali (Sant’Anna), Sicily’s East Coast
  • 50 metres from private beach area
  • Surrounded by gardens
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor pool
  • On-site sport facilities
  • Restaurant and pizzeria
  • Bar
  • Gift shop
  • Wi-Fi
  • Go for a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Relax in the surrounding gardens
  • Tuck into a traditional Italian pizza at the pizzeria
  • Enjoy the on-site sport facilities
  • Walk to the nearby private beach for sun bathing and beach games
  • Situated on Sicily's East Coast, adjacent to Mount Etna
  • 5 minute walk from public and private beaches
  • Outdoor pool facing Mount Etna
  • Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor pool facing Mount Etna
  • Shared lounge and TV area
  • Ping pong table
  • Karaoke
  • Mediterranean garden and terrace
  • Children’s play area
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Gift shop
  • Meeting rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Go for a swim in the outdoor pool
  • Play a game of ping pong
  • Enjoy a night of karaoke
  • Soak up the sun in the Mediterranean garden and terrace
  • Relax in the shared lounge and TV area
  • Walk to the public and private beaches
  • Located on Sicily’s beautiful North-East Coast in the bay of Sant’Alessio Siculo
  • Private beach area
  • Large public terrace overlooking the sea
  • Wi-Fi
  • Private beach area
  • Large public terrace overlooking the sea
  • Restaurant and bar
  • Quad, triple, twin and single rooms
  • Wi-Fi
  • Soak up the sun or play some games in the private beach area
  • Relax on the public terrace for beautiful sea views
  • Grab a bite to eat in the restaurant
  • Enjoy a drink in the bar

Excursions in Sicily

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Additional Information

Your journey doesn’t have to end here! See what else we can offer to help you get the most out of your tour. From dedicated Tour Managers to Party Leader Launch Packs, we’ll go above and beyond to support you and your students.

What our customers say

Many of our school trips are now run with Rayburn due to the fact that we are delighted with their service

Amy Kelly

Bedford Modern School

It is always good to hear the experiences of schools around the country and Rayburn has a very good reputation.

Mrs Annette Powell-Wiffen

Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School

FAQs about this tour

Find the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

  • I am required to complete an Educational Visits (EV) form by our Local Authority and I cannot answer all of the questions?

    We are happy to assist you in completing your EV forms and return them directly to your Local Authority on your behalf, just speak to your Tour Consultant.

  • Is all of your accommodation audited in advance?

    Yes, all of our accommodation is audited prior to us offering it to a group. The criterion of these audits is governed by the School Travel Forum (STF). It is important to remember that each country is governed by their own standards and laws and these may differ from UK law. However, we require our accommodation to meet our standards as a minimum. We work with the hotels and agents to endeavour to ensure that our standards are met.

  • Is insurance included with my trip?

    Yes, insurance will be included in your trip quotation as standard unless it is requested not to be. Make sure you check the list of inclusions in your quotation and/or confirmation.

  • Is our Tour Manager fully DBS (formerly CRB) checked?

    Our Tour Manager, Field Study Tutors and History Tour Guides, with UK citizenship, have an enhanced DBS check. Non UK citizenship Tour Managers cannot be checked under the DBS scheme. Rayburn Tours will seek confirmation that Tour Managers are suitable for working with children by liaising with relevant foreign agents and monitoring group feedback.

School Classics Trips to Sicily

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